“Miner's Basin Road (FS#065) is accessible from the La Sal Mountain Loop Road.”
— Victor Mariano
Fall Colors · Views · Wildlife
This road, and often times the entire La Sal Mountain Loop Road, are closed during winter.
Miner's Basin Road is a dirt forest service road. It is accessible from the La Sal Mountain Loop Road (paved). The road is used by mountain bikers and runners to access the Miner's Basin Trail
. As with other FS roads in the area, there are some great views of Castle Valley from Miner's Basin Road.
Miner's Basin Road and Miner's Basin Trail
is a grueling climb of almost 1,800 feet. of elevation gain in three miles!
Flora & Fauna
You may see elk, deer, and black bear while on this road.